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723 Chestnut St, Ste A, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2301
+1 215-413-9070
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“omakase” (107 reviews)
“sushi” (237 reviews)
“tasting menu” (71 reviews)
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Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
723 Chestnut St, Ste A, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2301
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here for our anniversary dinner. The service was exemplary. The servers all knew their food intimately well and before each course was served, each server advised us how to cook the food < shabu shabu > and how to maximize the eating experience....More

1  Thank 3carol8888
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I did the lunch tasting menu, remembering the outstanding experience I had here several years ago with the then lunch tasting menu. While the overall experience was also outstanding this time, it wasn't quite as good as last time. Last time each and every course...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had an opportunity to dine here on the advice of a friend. First critical item is there is little to no signage or visibility. I even breezed past a very small valet parking sign so be on the lookout! Service was excellent (Brian was our...More

Thank Sjt64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A group of friends and I had dinner here for my birthday and I just loved the food. The decor is a little trendy/ weird but the food and drink selections are fabulous. One of my friends who is a vegetarian found this place to...More

Thank skydriver08
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second visit. The first time we had a romantic date and did the chef's tasting menu - it was absolutely amazing! The second time we brought our daughter for her birthday and did a huge sushi platter - also amazing! I loved...More

Thank tlb333
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family has been going here for special occasions ever since our son was a tyke and watched iron chef. So for his 30th we all went and had a blast. He and I had the tasting menu and upgraded to include the waygu beef....More

1  Thank travelingsteve55
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If I could rate 10stars I would. First, staff is excellent! We sat upstairs in the bar area which was perfect for us. The soft lighting was great, seating was comfortable. The service alone gets a 10 star, there was no waiting only time waited...More

Thank Jasmine K
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

We visited the original Iron Chef’s restaurant. The ambiance was nice with a modern look and changing lights around seats. The food was all excellent. From dumplings to edamame to salmon shabu shabu to chef’s choice sushi/ sashimi to surf/ turf (Wagyu beef/ hamachi). The...More

Thank diamonddog_23
Reviewed August 25, 2018

This has been one of our area favorites since its opening. We used to run into Chef Morimoto in the early days, but he's never there lately. The Omakase is phenomenal. I have had business associates from Tokyo that claim it is as good as...More

Thank Ernesto L
Reviewed August 25, 2018

We dined at Morimoto a few years ago, and liked it a lot, and reviewed it here,on TripAdvisor, giving the place 5 stars. Our most recent experience was an Omakase, an equivalent of our chef tasting menu, with the only difference that the entire menu...More

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Leslie R
September 14, 2016|
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Response from M N | Reviewed this property |
Business casual
August 7, 2016|
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Response from M N | Reviewed this property |
Don't know either someone else paid for my meal but it was expensive based on a peek at the menu. The good is OK as well. Not great.
Marcella L
March 3, 2015|
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Response from Brittany322 | Reviewed this property |
Full bar and interesting cocktail list!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 723 Chestnut St, Ste A, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2301
    (Between 7th & 8th on Chestnut Street)
  • Public Transportation: Route 47 bus – Chestnut Street stop.
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Centre East
  • Neighbourhood: City Centre East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-413-9070
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